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Libyans mark 10th anniversary of anti-Gaddafi revolution
Tripoli, Feb 18 (IANS) Thousands of Libyans celebrated the 10th anniversary of the revolution that overthrew the regime of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
318 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM
Tripoli, Feb 16 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM)has said that more than 300 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast over the past week.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Libya's newly appointed PM begins formation of unity govt
Tripoli, Feb 14 (IANS) Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, Libya's newly appointed Prime Minister, confirmed that he has started working on forming a new unity government.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
1,487 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past week
Tripoli, Feb 9 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that at least 1,487 illegal migrants were rescued off Libyan coast in the past week.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Some 300 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM
Tripoli, Feb 7 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that around 300 illegal migrants were rescued off Libyan coast.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
400 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast: UN
Tripoli, Feb 5 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said that more than 400 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Unicef warns of imminent humanitarian disaster in Libya
Tripoli, Feb 2 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) has warned of a imminent humanitarian disaster in Libya due to the shortage of water supply in the war-ravaged country.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Lebanese govt to secure food aid for 50,000 families in Tripoli
Tripoli, Jan 31 (IANS) Lebanese Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab said that the government will secure food aid for over 50,000 families in Tripoli, the country's largest northern city which is currently facing tough circumstances.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Over 450 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast in a week
Tripoli, Jan 26 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 450 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in the past week.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Int'l working group reiterates backing for Libyan ceasefire deal
Tripoli, Jan 24 (IANS) The International Follow-Up Committee for Libya Security Working Group has reiterated their full and continued commitment to the implementation of the war-torn country's ceasefire agreement.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Int'l meeting held to discuss Libyan economic issues
Tripoli, Jan 23 (IANS) The co-chairs of the International Follow-Up Committee on Libya's Economic Working Group on Friday held a meeting to discuss the war-torn country's economic issues, according to the UN.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum
Tripoli, Jan 21 (IANS) The Constitutional Committee comprising Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based High Council of State have agreed to hold a constitutional referendum ahead of the elections later this year, according to the UN
2021-01-21
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libyan committee presents plans on constitutional basis for polls
Tripoli, Jan 11 (IANS) The Legal Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) presented proposals on constitutional basis for this year's general elections during its virtual meeting with UN officials.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN welcomes Libyan PM's support for political dialogue
Tripoli, Jan 10 (IANS) The UN has welcomed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj's support for the political dialogue backed by the world body.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN holds meeting with Libyan Political Dialogue Forum's Advisory Committee
Tripoli, Jan 5 (IANS) A UN representative held a virtual meeting with the newly established Advisory Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) to discuss the latter's tasks and other agendas,
2021-01-05
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's UN-backed govt accused of destabilising security
Tripoli, Jan 5 (IANS) The east-based Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Khalifa Haftar has accused its UN-backed rival, the Government of National Accord (GNA) of trying to destabilise security in the southern part of the warn-torn country.
2021-01-05
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Western nations back UN-facilitated Libyan political dialogue
Tripoli, Dec 31 (IANS) Germany, Italy, the US, France and the UK have reiterated full support for the success of the UN-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) and interrelated economic and security dialogues, according to a joint statement.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libyan, Egyptian FMs discuss mutual cooperation
Tripoli, Dec 29 (IANS) Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Al-Taher Siala and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry discussed mutual cooperation during a phone call.
2020-12-29
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya, Turkey discuss security cooperation
Tripoli, Dec 27 (IANS) Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar met with his counterpart of the UN-backed Libyan government, Salahaddin Namroush, and discussed security cooperation between the two countries.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN welcomes prisoner swap between Libyan parties
Tripoli, Dec 26 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday welcomed the exchange of prisoners between rival parties in the war-torn country.
2020-12-26
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN urges Libyans to consolidate efforts towards national polls
Tripoli, Dec 25 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has urged citizens of the war-torn country to consolidate efforts towards national elections scheduled to take place in December 2021.
2020-12-25
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
11,891 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast this yr
Tripoli, Dec 22 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has said that 11,891 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, compared with 9,225 in 2019.
2020-12-22
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN condemns 'intimidation acts' against Libyan oil corporation
Tripoli, Dec 19 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned "acts of intimidation" against the North African country's National Oil Corporation (NOC).
2020-12-19
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
126 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast: UNHCR
Tripoli, Dec 18 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that 126 illegal immigrants were rescued off the coast of Libya.
2020-12-18
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's eastern-based army releases detained foreign ship
Tripoli, Dec 11 (IANS) The eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) has announced the release of a foreign commercial ship which it intercepted earlier this week.
2020-12-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UNHCR calls for orderly release of detained refugees in Libya
Tripoli, Dec 10 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has called for the orderly release of refugees and asylum-seekers held in detention centres in Libya.
2020-12-10
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's eastern-based forces intercept commercial ship
Tripoli, Dec 8 (IANS) The eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) intercepted a foreign commercial ship off the country's coast, LNA's spokesperson Ahmad al-Mismari said.
2020-12-08
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya hails UN's travel exemption for Gaddafi's family members
Tripoli, Dec 4 (IANS) Libya's UN-backed government has welcomed the humanitarian travel exemption granted by the UN Security Council Committee to three family members of the country's late leader Muammar Gaddafi.
2020-12-04
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Italy provides $526k for UN's Libyan political dialogue program
Tripoli, Nov 20 (IANS) The UN Development Program (UNDP) announced that Italy has supported the Libyan political dialogue program by providing a financial aid of 450,000 euros ($526,000 ).
2020-11-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Tripoli port fills gap caused by Beirut explosions
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) A top official said that the Port of Tripoli has been working in coordination with the Port of Beirut to fill the gap caused by the two huge explosions that rocked latter on August 4.
2020-11-19
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's UN-backed PM welcomes general elections
Tripoli, Nov 17 (IANS) Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj said that he welcomed the decision to hold general elections in the country in December 2021.
2020-11-17
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya reopens border crossing with Tunisia
Tripoli, Nov 15 (IANS) Libyan authorities have reopened the country's border crossing with Tunisia after months of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-15
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN
Tripoli, Nov 14 (IANS) Representatives across the Libyan social and political spectrum have agreed to hold national elections in December 2021, the UN Mission in the country has announced.
2020-11-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya reports 970 new Covid-19 cases
Tripoli, Nov 11 (IANS) The National Centre for Disease Control of Libya has reported 970 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the national tally to 70,010.
2020-11-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Health/Medicine
UN welcomes resumption of flights to southern Libya
Tripoli, Nov 9 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the Libyan authorities' decision to allow resumption of flights to the southern part of the country, while condemning the arrest of individuals at Tripoli's international airport by armed groups.
2020-11-09
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
12 unidentified bodies found in Libya mass graves
Tripoli, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 12 unidentified bodies were found in mass graves in the Libyan city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of the capital Tripoli.
2020-10-29
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Human Interest/Society
UN launches Libyan Political Dialogue Forum
Tripoli, Oct 26 (IANS) The UN has launched the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) which came in the wake of the signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement onOctober 23.
2020-10-26
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
12 bodies recovered in Libya mass graves
Tripoli, Oct 19 (IANS) Libyan authorities have announced the recovery of 12 unidentified bodies in mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of the capital Tripoli.
2020-10-19
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
9,839 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020
Tripoli, Oct 13 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that a total of 9,839 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020.
2020-10-13
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights
390 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM
Tripoli, Oct 12 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that a total of 390 illegal migrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast in the past 48 hours.
2020-10-12
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights
UN mission announces resumption of intra-Libyan talks
Tripoli, Oct 11 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has announced the resumption of inclusive intra-Libyan political and military talks.
2020-10-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN provides food for over 2,200 refugees in Libya
Tripoli, Sep 24 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said it has provided more than 2,200 refugees in Libya with food packages this week.
2020-09-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libyan Coast Guard rescues 128 illegal immigrants
Tripoli, Sep 20 (IANS) The Libyan Coast Guard has rescued 128 illegal immigrants off the country's western coast, authorities said.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's UN-backed PM intends to step down in Oct
Tripoli, Sep 17 (IANS) Fayez Serraj, the UN-backed Prime Minister of Libya, has announced his intention to step down in October.
2020-09-17
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's eastern-based govt resigns following protests
Tripoli, Sep 14 (IANS) Libya's eastern-based government, headed by Abdullah Al-Thani, has resigned following three days of protests in several cities.
2020-09-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libya's rival legislatures agree to resume peace talks
Tripoli, Sep 11 (IANS) Libya's two rival legislative bodies have agreed to resume peace talks in Morocco in the last week of September.
2020-09-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
153 illegal Bangladeshi migrants repatriated from Libya: IOM
Tripoli, Sep 11 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that 153 illegal Bangladeshi migrants were repatriated from Libya.
2020-09-11
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Libyan PM visits reopened schools after months of closure
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Wednesday paid a visit to a number of schools here, after they were closed for months as a precautionary measure against Covid-19.
2020-09-02
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Libyan PM stresses commitment towards ceasefire
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj has stressed on his commitment towards the recently announced ceasefire in the country.
2020-09-02
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
UN stresses need to return to political process in Libya
Tripoli, Aug 30 (IANS) The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has stressed the need for an inclusive return to the political process in the country.
2020-08-30
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics